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May 10, 2021

St Louis Academy pupils excel in CAFOD water appeal

Despite the challenges of the pandemic, St Louis Academy in Newmarket managed to raise £1259.64 for CAFOD’s Lent appeal. Jane Crone from CAFOD in East Anglia […]
May 8, 2021

Sean puts in pedal power for Pax Christi fundraiser

Sean Finlay is among many Pax Christi supporters who will be a doing sponsored bike rides this month to raise money for the charity. In common […]
May 6, 2021

Powerful speakers give call to faith at Ignite Festival

Youth groups from Peterborough, Bury St Edmunds and Norwich joined the Ignite Festival online over the weekend, which was livestreamed from south Cambridgeshire. “On the Saturday […]
May 5, 2021

Retrouvaille marriage charity organises online course

The Catholic marriage charity Retrouvaille is putting on an online weekend for couples experiencing difficulties from July 1 to 4. Clive and Kathy Jones from Retrouvaille […]
May 4, 2021

Little Sisters celebrate Pope’s decision on de Foucauld

On Monday Pope Francis cleared the way for the canonisation of Charles de Foucauld. Sr Kathleen from the Little Sisters of Jesus in Walsingham, reports. Charles […]
April 30, 2021

Thy Kingdom Come: praying for five to come to faith

Rebecca Bretherton, Diocesan Co-ordinator for the New Evangelisation, is encouraging people to join in nine days of prayer known as Thy Kingdom Come. This time of […]
April 28, 2021

Diocese appoints Mark Little of Savills as surveyor

The Diocese of East Anglia has appointed Mark Little of Savills Norwich as its Diocesan Surveyor and property advisor for the next five years. Supported by […]
April 27, 2021

Holy Land charity aims to keep children in school

Friends of the Holy Land is encouraging parishes and schools to do an 84-mile sponsored walk or cycle to help keep pupils in the region in […]
April 23, 2021

Sarah reminds parishes not to lose European nationals

Diocesan Clergy Welfare Coordinator Sarah Truman is reminding parishes to ensure that their EEA nationals have applied to the EU Settlement Scheme before June 30. Sarah, […]
April 21, 2021

Seminarians celebrate a unique Easter Vigil at Oscott

Four seminarians from East Anglia were privileged to experience a memorable Easter Vigil at Oscott College this year. Bienn Carlo Manuntag reports. Christ is risen indeed! […]
April 20, 2021

Cathedral Rosary group passes its first anniversary

An online Rosary group which began at St John’s Cathedral in the wake of the Covid pandemic has now prayed every night for more than a […]
April 19, 2021

Cardinal Sako to speak on faith in the Middle East

Following the visit of Pope Francis to Iraq, Cardinal Louis Raphael Sako will be speaking about the future of Christianity in the Middle East. Cardinal Sako […]
April 17, 2021

King’s Lynn celebrates requiem Mass for Prince Philip

A solemn Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, was sung in the Church of Our Lady […]
April 16, 2021

St John’s Cathedral wins award to restart activities

The Culture Recovery Fund has awarded £95,700 to St John’s Cathedral to help it recover from the effects of the pandemic and restart tower tours, room […]
April 16, 2021

Deacon Chris Heath, a man of generosity and faith

Chris Heath, who served for twenty-four years as a Deacon in the Diocese, passed away just before Holy Week. John Morrill writes an appreciation of his […]